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7/28/2014 -
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Charles County Government reminds citizens of summer safety

As we dive deeper into summer, Charles County Government urges citizens to keep summer safety in mind. Knowing basic safety tips this summer may keep you out of the emergency room, so you can focus on having fun. First, know the difference between...

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7/28/2014 -
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Bay region reports five Vibrio cases

Warmer weather brings warmer water temperatures to the Chesapeake Bay region which ramps up the danger of Vibrio bacterial infections. According to the Calvert County Health Department, five cases of the bacterial infection have occurred this summer...

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7/28/2014 -
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Woman driving on a suspended license results in arrest for possession

Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack Trooper First Class Wiesemann stopped a vehicle on July 24th at 2:09 a.m. on HG Trueman Rd. in Lusby for traffic violations. Bridgette F. Hayden, 47 of Lusby, was arrested for driving under the influence...

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Calvert Democrats rally at park

Calvert County's stalwart Democrats gathered Sunday, July 27 at Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown for an indoor picnic and pep rally. The leaders of the party's statewide ticket also attended the event. "We have a great ticket this year," declared Maryland...

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7/28/2014 -
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Letter from Blair Lee, IV: Playing the hate card

I hate designating certain criminal acts as "hate crimes" for two reasons. First, if someone commits a crime, who cares about the criminal's mind-set? If you kill me, does it matter if you did it because you hate me or because you were stealing my car?...

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7/28/2014 -
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Dolphins put on a show in the Patuxent

Bay Net reader Anthony Bernal and his buddy Ernest Baud were fishing around 6 a.m. on Sunday just under the Solomons Bridge on the St. Mary's side. They were just about ready to call It quits when they got some visitors: 20 to 30 dolphins.

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7/28/2014 -
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Cocaine dealer sentenced in St. Mary's drug trafficking case

Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Alrahman Sharif Allen, a/k/a "Rock" and "Rahman Allen" age 38, of Reisterstown, Maryland today to 14 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute...

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7/28/2014 -
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Motor vehicle accident in Hollywood results in an overturned vehicle

A serious motor vehicle accident with possible entrapment was reported at the Tom Hodges Auto Sales and Service on Tom Hodges Drive in Hollywood at 2:37 p.m. on Monday, July 28th. Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department, Hollywood...

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Three Notch Theatre transformed into a 'Little Shop of Horrors'

The Broadway musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors, opened on July 27, 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in New York with book and lyrics by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (who also directed). The Newtowne Players (TNP) production of Little...

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7/27/2014 -
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Open houses planned for Charles County Public Schools

Charles County Public Schools has released its open house schedule for the 2014-­15 school year. Listed below are open house dates and times, and other activities for schools. Elementary Schools C. Paul Barnhart, back-to-school night, Sept. 3, 5:30...

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7/27/2014 -
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Sheriff discusses leadership with campers

On July 22, 2014, students attending the Middle School Leadership Academy Camp came to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office for a tour. The students met with Captain Steve Hall, Commander of the Patrol Division and graduate of the FBI National Academy...

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7/27/2014 -
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Southern Maryland Audubon, Sotterley and SMECO give owls a home

Are you a Barn Owl looking for a home? Thanks to an array of owl-friendly folks in Hollywood, MD, your housing options just increased. A brand new Barn Owl Nest Box has been installed on private agricultural land adjacent to the Sotterley Plantation....

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7/27/2014 -
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Senator Cardin announces over $17 million in health insurance refunds

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that 206,102 consumers in Maryland will benefit from $17,265,604 in refunds from insurance companies this summer, averaging $140 per...

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7/27/2014 -
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One flown out from motorcycle accident in Mechanicsville

Just after 11 p.m. on Saturday July 26th Mechanicsville Volunteers responded to Budds creek Rd and Thompson Corner Rd for a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle into a tree. The driver of the motorcycle was flown to PG Shock trauma...

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7/27/2014 -
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New outdoors festival coming to St. Mary's County

As summer comes to a close, outdoor enthusiasts from around the area will gather at the St. Mary's Country Fairgrounds in Leonardtown for the Country Life Outdoors Festival. Presented by Winegardner Auto Group, the festival will run...

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7/26/2014 -
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Board suspends bar's license

The owners of Capt. Big's in Chesapeake Beach found themselves in front of the Calvert County Liquor Board again Thursday, July 24. The tavern owners were cited July 2 for serving alcohol without a license during a private party. The business' liquor...

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Driver flown out from serious accident in Huntingtown

On Saturday, July 26 at approximately 3:51 pm, there was a report of an accident with entrapment on Huntingtown Road between Steven Reid Drive and Hinton Drive in Huntingtown.Found one vehicle with minor entrapment. Only the driver was in the vehicle...

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One transported with burns after shed fire in Morganza

Just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 26th fire and EMS units responded to Coltons Point Rd in Morganza for a shed fire. While enroute fire and EMS were advised there was a patient burned and an explosion occurred. Crews arrived and reported...

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7/26/2014 -
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Student orientations planned for Charles County Public Schools

Charles County Public Schools has released its student orientation schedule for the 2014-15 school year. Listed below are orientation dates and times, and other activities for schools. Specific questions should be directed to individual schools. Elementary Schools...

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Group gathers to eat local

Calvert Eats Local, a club that gathers most every month at Calvert Library in Prince Frederick, assembled a diversified bounty Monday, July 21. The club holds quarterly potluck suppers to celebrate food produced within the region. One of the organizers...

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